PETER GRESTE, The University of Queensland — A few days ago, Waleed Aly asked a not-so-rhetorical question in The Sydney Morning Herald.
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The Australian Federal Police has this week conducted two high-profile raids on journalists who have exposed government secrets and their sources.
The first message sent by Morse code’s dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24, 1844 – 175 years ago.
At the May 18 federal election, voters in every electorate of Australia’s House of Representatives will have a choice of multiple candidates. Preferential voting means that we rank candidates in the order that we prefer them.
Scott Morrison’s ruling that the Liberals should put One Nation below Labor on their how-to-vote cards is less a stand on principle than a political gesture and a compromise.Michelle Grattan reports.
Australia’s high rates of forest loss and weakening land clearing laws are increasing bushfire risk, and undermining our ability to meet national targets aimed at curbing climate change.
Last year was a time of exceptional weather and record-breaking heat according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s annual climate statement.
A series of memoirs are appearing for Christmas – by Mike Carlton, Kerry O’Brien and the like – as the baby boomer generation of journalists gets some quality time to reflect, laugh, and reveal some new secrets.